Footsteps to Mars Hangout

Monthly Hangout designed to inform and educate about our efforts to reach the planet Mars. These hangouts are held on the first Thursday of each Month at 3pm Eastern Time.

1 Published by Tony Darnell on 2nd Mar, 2017

As part of humanity's attempt to travel to Mars, what role can the two moons of Mars: Phobos and Deimos play in helping us colonize the Red Planet?

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 2nd Feb, 2017

We discuss how rendezvous, resupply, and refueling in orbit may make possible affordable early human missions to the Red Planet. These are based on studies conducted in support of the recent successful Achieving Mars IV Workshop.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 5th Jan, 2017

There is much work required to identify, select, and prepare (using autonomous robotics) a site for safe habitation and crew operations long before the astronauts leave Earth for Mars.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 1st Dec, 2016

We will explore how the resources in place on Mars will make possible long-term human exploration of the Red Planet’s surface.

0 Published by Tony Darnell on 3rd Nov, 2016

What is known about water currently on Mars and what is the likely history of this critically important constituent?